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Why didn't India adopt the spinning technology of the British?


A

Britain withheld the secrets of the spinning machines from India

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Investing a lot of money in spinning machines did not make economic sense in a labour intensive economy like india.

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C

The British spinning machines produced yarn of inferior quality

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Adoption of technology would cause a lot of people to go bankrupt

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Solution

The correct option is C

Investing a lot of money in spinning machines did not make economic sense in a labour intensive economy like india.


The British technology was capital intensive and labour-saving. In India, labour was already abundant and cheap and such a technology did not create any impact.


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